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In a series of 74 ipsilateral fractures of the femoral shaft in relation to hemi-arthroplasties, treatment by a cemented long-stem total hip replacement was found to be superior to conservative treatment or internal fixation without removal of the prosthesis. Acceptable clinical results were obtained in 89 per cent of these cases.
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Accepted: June 27, 1985
© 1986 John Wright & Sons Ltd. All rights reserved. Published by Elsevier Inc.